Keynan Middleton

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Keynan Anthony Middleton

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Keynan Middleton was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 3rd round of the 2013 amateur draft. Middleton was signed for a reported $450,000 bonus, $91,000 under the slot recommendation.

He made his major league debut with the Angels on May 5, 2017, when he gave up one run in the top of the 9th inning of a game against the Houston Astros. His teammates then scored four times in the bottom to send the game into extra innings, but Bud Norris took over for him in the 10th. He ended up making 64 appearances his rookie year, going 6-1, 3.86 with 3 saves. He struck out 63 batters in 58 1/3 innings, allowing 60 hits and18 walks. he then had a great month of April in 2018 as he took over as the Angels' closer and recorded 6 saves in 13 appearances with a 2.40 ERA. However, on May 1st, he was placed on the disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow. he came back on May 10th, pitched three more times, not allowing a run and lowering his ERA to 2.04, but the discomfort returned and on May 17th, he announced that he had decided to undergo Tommy John surgery, ending his season.

On December 6, 2020, he signed a one-year free agent contract with the Seattle Mariners.

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